Property Review and Compliance Division

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) Office of Real Estate (ORE) Property Review and Compliance Division is responsible for the case-by-case quality control of all MDOT SHA's right-of-way transactions, thus ensuring compliance with federal and State laws and regulations. 

Additionally, it coordinates the title search, property settlement, and relocation assistance programs; and prepares cases for presentation to the State Roads Commission, which conducts eminent domain proceedings.

This division closes out right-of way projects when all acquisitions are completed.

These services are available to other MDOT business units and State agencies, as well as local public agencies. This division coordinates with all local public agencies that utilize Federal Highway Administration Funds. The division also records all right-of-way transactions.